is a Catalan cyborg and transpecies artist, activist, producer and performer based in Berlin, best known for developing and installing weather sensory fins in his head.
The fins allow him to hear atmospheric pressure, temperature and humidity through implants at each side of his head.
De Aguas studied contemporary photography and music production in Barcelona and became Cyborg Foundation's artist in residence in 2017. Later, he co-founded the Transpecies Society, an association that
gives voice to people who do not identify as being 100% human and raises awareness on the issues they face. The association, based in Barcelona, offered workshops specialised in the design and creation of new sensory
De Aguas has shared his experience as a cyborg artist by performing and speaking in conferences and festivals in Colombia, Italy, Argentina, Paraguay and Czech Republic among others.
MANEL DE AGUAS
Manel’s interpretation of weather was a whole sound trip!! The audience was very curious from the beginning just by seeing him on stage connecting his fins into his laptop via cables. It brought a unique note to the exhibition!